`Biotechnology' – the constructed-in use of biochemistry, microbiology, and chemical engineering for the technological software of the capabilities of microbes and cultured tissue cells – is shortly turning into pervasive and troublesome, shortly creating every new strategies and industries.
The Economic and Social Dynamics of Biotechnology – a three way partnership between Statistics Canada, the Program of Evaluation on Innovation, Administration and Monetary system (PRIME) on the School of Ottawa, and CIRANO on the School of Quebec in Montreal – brings collectively monetary, social, and statistical views on the dynamics of this set of rising utilized sciences. It examines the costs along with the benefits – the challenges along with the options – of the shortly growing science-based world of biodiversity, biopharmaceuticals, and bioinformatics, and it provides suggestions for future work and evaluation. This enterprise matches into an ongoing evaluation program at Statistics Canada to develop vital indicators for science, technology, and innovation in a technology-intensive monetary system. This book tells the story of the within workings of innovation strategies, technological methods, and competence blocs inside the manufacturing, use, and diffusion of info.